OTA2018: Antiosteoporosis supplements demonstrate improved outcome after proximal humerus fixation
Treatment of Proximal Humeral Fractures With Internal Fixation and Antiosteoporotic Drugs in Elderly Patients
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98 patients with a proximal humerus fracture and managed with internal fixation were randomized to postoperative treatment with salmon calcitonin, alfacalcidol, and calcium supplementation or no additional postoperative treatment. Patients were assessed over the first 12 months after surgery for time to union, shoulder function and incidence of complications. Results demonstrated significant diffe...
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